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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-13-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Rgb
Nice! I assume the blue material on the wall...

Nice!

I assume the blue material on the wall is recycled denim batt insulation?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-31-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 405
Posted By Rgb
Make/model of your front row seats? Do you...

Make/model of your front row seats?

Do you have a link to your AV equipment list?

Speakers?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-31-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 405
Posted By Rgb
Awesome second row! What genius thought of...

Awesome second row!

What genius thought of those finished oak end pieces :D *
Forum: Accessories   10-07-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 871
Posted By Rgb
Sold!

Sold!
Forum: Accessories   10-02-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 871
Posted By Rgb
FS: Visteon "Gibralter" commercial theater seats for HT

SOLD!

Six (6) Visteon "Gibralter" commercial theater seats.

These are high back, fabric seat with rocking back and weighted gravity tilt seat. They share common arms with a padded armrest and...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-30-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By Rgb
Wow- that SB13 looks awesome- LCD display on the...

Wow- that SB13 looks awesome- LCD display on the back amp panel!

http://www.amazon.com/SVS-SB13-Ultra-Piano-Gloss/dp/B009TOSKS2

Excellent high end sub market commentary, research in the...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-28-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By Rgb
Thanks for the advice- I was leaning towards the...

Thanks for the advice- I was leaning towards the SVS based on other "recommendation" threads

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/113-subwoofers-bass-transducers/1653745-sub-recommendation.html
...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-21-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By Rgb
M&K MX150THX took a bath- replacements?

My treasured M&K MX150THX was a victim of the 8/11/14 basement sewer backup flooding due to excessive rain in SE MI.

Had about 9" max water before it subsided in my basement theater.

The sub...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   07-30-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,316
Posted By Rgb
Agree with the LTS-LTS upgrade cycle. ...

Agree with the LTS-LTS upgrade cycle.

Applying a distribution upgrade like 13.04>13.10>14.04 is analogous to applying a Service Pack to a working Windows PC (XP, W7, etc).

The last version of...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   07-24-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 39,310
Posted By Rgb
GOG.com Now Supports Linux! ...

GOG.com Now Supports Linux!

http://www.gog.com/news/gogcom_now_supports_linux
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-23-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,618
Posted By Rgb
Haswell Chromebox + OpenElec, XBMC and/or MythTV ...

Haswell Chromebox + OpenElec, XBMC and/or MythTV
http://www.amazon.com/Asus-CHROMEBOX-M004U-ASUS-Desktop/dp/B00IT1WJZQ
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   07-15-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,316
Posted By Rgb
BTW, I sold my C720 Chromebook earlier this week...

BTW, I sold my C720 Chromebook earlier this week and am back to using my D525 based
http://www.cpubenchmark.net/cpu.php?cpu=Intel+Atom+D525+%40+1.80GHz

Acer netbook with X-precise 2.4 (an XFCE...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   07-15-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,316
Posted By Rgb
Have you tried Amazon Prime video streaming on...

Have you tried Amazon Prime video streaming on your Linux loads?
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   07-15-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,316
Posted By Rgb
ChromeOS (Chromebox/book with the Haswell 2955U...

ChromeOS (Chromebox/book with the Haswell 2955U cpu/gpu) and Android 4.4 (M8) with the Chrome browser both play Flash with hardware GPU acceleration.

Both are nice hardware for the $$$.

It is...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   07-14-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,316
Posted By Rgb
More reasons why HTPC's (DIY or not) have been...

More reasons why HTPC's (DIY or not) have been declining:

M8 Quad Core Android 4.4 Smart Set Top TV Box XBMC 3D Blu-ray 4K Streaming Media Player Miracast DLNA Receiver ~$100...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   07-01-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,416
Posted By Rgb
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pussy_Galore :D

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pussy_Galore

:D
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   07-01-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,316
Posted By Rgb
+1 Reflects my situation, and I suspect many...

+1

Reflects my situation, and I suspect many other veterans here.

It's a testament to how much better/stable things are vs the early 2000's in HTPC-land.

Yes, once you've "grown up"- you...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   07-01-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,316
Posted By Rgb
I too am disappointed at the activity level. ...

I too am disappointed at the activity level.

When I switched over to Linux 100% back in 2007 on all my equipment, I expected a steady increase in users of FOSS distros and member activity here.
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-29-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 26,382
Views: 1,080,834
Posted By Rgb
http://provideocoalition.com/pvcexclusive/story/pv...

http://provideocoalition.com/pvcexclusive/story/pvc-at-nab-2014-dolby-introduces-us-to-the-next-generation-of-audio

AC4 is the new Dolby codec, serving as the carrier of channel + object code and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-29-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 26,382
Views: 1,080,834
Posted By Rgb
My $.02- With the number of speakers,...

My $.02-

With the number of speakers, speaker design specifics, placement specifics, and authoring and playback processing needed for Atmos, why not throw in the towel and just give everyone...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   06-29-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 27,678
Posted By Rgb
Sorry for quoting an old post, but I've pointed...

Sorry for quoting an old post, but I've pointed out the same thing many times here and elsewhere in the past 10+ years.

The CEA gave 480p its own designation- EDTV vs SD and HD
...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   06-29-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,416
Posted By Rgb
This is why I 've always rallied around Ubuntu...

This is why I 've always rallied around Ubuntu and its compatibles, even through bad releases and the Unity backlash. The *only* way we will continue to be able to use FOSS OS's in a useful,...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   06-28-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,416
Posted By Rgb
I continue to believe that MATE is duplication of...

I continue to believe that MATE is duplication of effort vs XFCE. MATE and XFCE projects ought to be merged, IMO, or discontinue MATE and move developer and related resources to the XFCE team.
...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   06-26-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,416
Posted By Rgb
Just a heads up- Mint 17 (based on Ubuntu 14.04...

Just a heads up- Mint 17 (based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) has been released in KDE and XFCE versions:

http://www.linuxmint.com/rel_qiana_xfce_whatsnew.php

http://www.linuxmint.com/download.php
...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   06-20-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,416
Posted By Rgb
Netbooks got a deserved bad rap because nearly...

Netbooks got a deserved bad rap because nearly all of them were vastly underpowered re: CPU and/or RAM/GPU. ALL single core netbooks were/are too slow for Flash/java use on modern web pages. IMO,...
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